Discipline-Based Educational Research: Letís Do the Math!

Saturday, October 18, 2014: 3:45 PM-5:15 PM
LACC 304BC (Los Angeles Convention Center)
Chair:
James Mendoza Epperson, PhD, Associate Professor, University of Texas at Arlington

Description: This session is intended for all conference participants interested in knowing more about research in mathematics education that is being conducted in mathematics departments. The speakers will discuss studies that range undergraduate learning in calculus to teachers learning the discipline of mathematics.



3:45 PM
Introductory Remarks
3:50 PM
Math Teachersī Circles - Teaching Teachers the Discipline of Mathematics
Diana White, PhD , Associate Professor , University of Colorado at Denver
4:10 PM
Does Experience in Rich Task Design Affect Inservice Mathematics Teachers' Mathematical Problem Solving Definitions?
James Mendoza Epperson, PhD , Associate Professor , University of Texas at Arlington
4:30 PM
A Length is a Length is a Length: Students' conceptions and definitions of measurable quantities
Carlos Castillo-Garsow, PhD , Assistant Professor , Eastern Washington University
4:50 PM
Measuring Knowledge: Assessing Undergraduates' Understanding of Calculus Concepts
Guadalupe Lozano, PhD , Director of Development and Evaluation, School of Mathematical Sciences , University of Arizona